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Old December 7th, 2012, 06:58 PM   #1
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i have never been to silver lake but i plan on going this summer.

my question is would a truck with very little engine work and stock every thing elese be able to really do any thing there?

my truck is a 93 chevy 4x4 350 ext cab short bed
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Old December 7th, 2012, 07:00 PM   #2
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You will do fine, just run your tires at 10psi.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 07:01 PM   #4
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Old December 7th, 2012, 07:01 PM   #5
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A stock jeep can go everywhere... Trucks are a bit heavier, but you will be just fine with the correct air pressure.
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thats what I have herd but i wasnt really sure.

i have never drove in sand with any thing bigger the a quad.
but is sand like mud in the sense where it gets into every thing and hard as an mfer to get out?
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With the right air pressure a 2wd can get around up there...
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My four banger 2wd s10 goes everywhere. I do have a locker, 4.56 gears which helps a ton. I typically run 8psi rear and around 12 front.

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Old December 7th, 2012, 07:14 PM   #9
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and there is no problems with the bead coming of the rim at that low of a psi?
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Dont go below 7 and dont get stupid and spin donuts with them low
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thats true and this is my only other question
is sand like mud in the sense where it gets into every thing and hard as an mfer to get out?
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stock trucks do very well in the sand, let it fly

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Yes and no.....you need to watch fluids and such, but for the most part instead of a gray tint under the truck, its sand blasted lol
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Your carpet will be full of sand when you leave, and no matter how many times you vacuum it...there will always be more.
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Much easier cleanup than mud, and your tires can come out cleaner than when you went in! Enjoy
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Yes and no.....you need to watch fluids and such, but for the most part instead of a gray tint under the truck, its sand blasted lol
watch fluids?

and good i planed on repainting the botton any how
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Just like mud, change them more than a street car
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i got ya i thought u were saying shit will get in there lol blond moment.

dont expect to see me jumping my truck like that lol
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It can get in there thats why i say change it more
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The best way to clean the sand from the bottom of your truck is to hit the water holes a few times, just go through them fast...they are all really shallow
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